January 20, 2010

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Volume 1," is done

Filed by Jeff Sheng | January 20, 2010 | 7:30 PM | comments

Projectors, I'm completely excited to announce that I finished the first volume of my "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," photobook series. I approved the final proofs last weekend with my printers (incidentally on MLK's 81st birthday), and preview copies for the...Read More

Atlanta passes the buck on apology to Eagle

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 20, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

In case you missed this, the Atlanta City Council decided to kowtow to conservative opinion (such as the Southern Baptist politics of the ACC's chairman) and take the coward's way out by deferring the decision to apologize for the unjust...Read More

Party like it's 1993

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

In case you were getting too hopeful about this one: In a new complication for President Obama's push to allow gays to serve openly in the military, the House Armed Services Committee chairman says he is "personally ... against" any...Read More

Unholy Crusade: More on those Bible Verses on our Military's Guns

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 20, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

There's more coming in surrounding the shocking story I blogged about yesterday in which ABC News revealed that our Military is being armed with rifle scopes that have Christian Bible Scripture imprinted on them. These guns are not only being...Read More

Out of the ashes of Prop 102 rises the Arizona LGBT Political Coalition

Filed by Bobby Parker | January 20, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

The passage of Prop 102 in Arizona, writing discrimination into our state's constitution like its counterpart Prop 8 in California, required our LGBT community to realize that if we didn't stop the bickering and infighting going on among our groups...Read More

Massachusetts Is Not Invincible

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 20, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

I have always been so proud to be from Massachusetts. Home of the liberals, even when liberal became a bad word. We have marriage equality, we have health care, we had the "liberal lion" Teddy Kennedy. I thought we were...Read More

IN Marriage Amendment Moves Forward

Filed by Bil Browning | January 20, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

This morning the Indiana State Senate Judiciary Committee passed SJR-13, the proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions. The legislation passed on a vote of 6-4 party line vote with one Senator out of the chamber at...Read More

Can the LGBT community adopt Haitian orphans?

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 20, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

As the humanitarian disaster continues to unfold in Haiti, one of the most vulnerable populations are the orphans. Before the earthquake, 15% of the country's children were orphaned or abandoned. In Port-au-Prince there were 380,000 orphans alone. Post earthquake, that...Read More

Prop 8 Trial Twitter Feed: Day 7

Filed by Bil Browning | January 20, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

It's time for our daily Twitter feed of all the Prop 8 trial action on Day 7. Contributor Davina Kotulski is in the courtroom today and will send in regular updates too. (Sorry folks, Davina had to take a day...Read More

Coakley/Brown, the day after

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Jon Stewart goes over just some of the incompetence from the Coakley campaign. Did you know she went on vacation just a couple weeks before the election? Or that Scott Brown held more three times the number of public events...Read More

Map: UN declaration of LGBT civil rights

Filed by Bil Browning | January 20, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

67 countries (marked in green) have signed on to the United Nation's declaration on LGBT civil rights. 57 countries (marked in red) have signed a resolution opposing it. The proposed declaration includes a condemnation of violence, harassment, discrimination, exclusion, stigmatization,...Read More

Is HIV Motive For A Hate Crime?

Filed by D Gregory Smith | January 20, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

On Christmas Day, 2009, gay, HIV+ Louisiana bar manager Robert LeCompte was found dead in his club, stabbed more than ten times with "a very long knife." More than four thousand dollars was missing, and the killer(s) left a note...Read More


What's so bad about politicians

Filed by Ed Team | January 20, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm not talking about Obama, but that's what's so bad about politicians. They say, 'I must hasten to follow them, for I am their leader.'" -- Prop 8 trial lawyer Ted Olson's response when asked if he was disappointed with...Read More

Hawaii TV on civil unions

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Hawaii's legislature is debating civil unions this week....Read More